Public holiday on Nepal Sambat new year from next year
Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that the government will give public holiday on the new year of Nepal Sambat from next year. Speaking at a program organized by Sankata Club in Kathmandu on Wednesday to mark Nepal Sambat 1133, Prime Minister Dr Bhattarai also said that the government has already accepted the Nepal Sambat and giving holiday on the new year from next year will make it more practical.
Praying that the New Year inspire all for bringing federalism with identity, he said the Nepal Sambat started by national luminary Shankhadhar Sakhwa is a common calendar of the Nepalese.
During the program, Prime Minister Bhattarai also pledged to include the contribution of national luminary Shankhadhar Sakhwa in the curriculum